Folsom Field during The Rolling Stones concert in 1981. (Photo by Michael Goldman (Pharm'78).)

A look back at 10 concerts at CU Boulder

March 2, 2021

CU has hosted many amazing artists over the years, representing everything from classical cello to electronic dance music. Here are 10 great concerts that were performed at CU Boulder.

Hannah Richardson in a field

First-year student turns coronavirus chaos into self-produced album

Oct. 13, 2020

While at home during the pandemic, undergraduate Hannah Richardson used her closet as a recording studio to produce an album.

Areyana Proctor

Media student captures life stories with video startup Mamabird Interviews

Sept. 8, 2020

Determined to make the most of her life and have an impact on the world, sophomore Areyana Proctor helped launch a video production company that produces legacy interviews to preserve families’ history and memories.

Allyson Burbeck

Street art portrays Denver’s Chicana/o culture

Aug. 19, 2020

Captivated by the colorful, historic murals painted by Chicano and Chicana artists in the La Alma-Lincoln Park area in Denver, CU alumna Allyson Burbeck focused her graduate thesis on examining the history and legacy of the neighborhood's muralism.

Berenice Carrera sings on screen for Béatrice et Bénédict

The show must go on(line)

June 22, 2020

Rehearsals for the CU Boulder Eklund Opera’s "Béatrice et Bénédict" had been underway since the fall and into March. When the performance was canceled, the cast decided that the show would go on, but not as a live production.

French Horn keys

Music faculty, students take notes from TikTok for stay-at-home performance

June 15, 2020

College of Music professor Michael Thornton and some of the CU Horn Studio took their classical musical chops to the modern world of social media. They pulled inspiration from the wildly popular platform TikTok.

Student takes a photo of a handwritten business sign

Students document life and loss during pandemic

June 3, 2020

The CU Boulder Libraries Department of Special Collections, Archives and Preservation has launched a project with student archivists to document how COVID-19 has affected the university community.

Kylie Ketchner in the studio

The beat goes on at Crave the Sound

April 23, 2020

The CU Boulder student organization is a collective of music journalists who connect audiences with high-quality, wide-ranging music through concert reviews, artist profiles and photo galleries.

Students move artwork at the CU Art Museum's new exhibition, Persuasive Prints.

Persuasion is focus of wide-ranging art exhibition

Feb. 5, 2020

In the Persuasive Prints exhibition at the CU Art Museum, prints gathered from the museum’s collection show how artists and printmakers have combined images, text and artistic techniques to persuade viewers.

Student holds artwork featured in CU Art Museum's Last Libraries exhibition

Exhibition focuses on humans’ response to a changing climate

Feb. 5, 2020

Two classes of undergraduate students in the Program in Environmental Design worked with Mary Mattingly, the CU Art Museum’s artist-in-residence, to design models for an ecotopian library of the future for the exhibition.